Peter Martelli

Obituary of Peter F. Martelli

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Peter F. Martelli of Yardley, PA, passed away on January 26, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. He was 81 years old.

Pete was a lifelong resident of Yardley and loved his work at the family business, Yardley Flower Company. He maintained this enduring love of horticulture as he continued to work in his personal landscaping business. Pete was a lifelong member of the Elks Lodge 2023 and a member of the American Legion Post 317 in Yardley. 

Pete is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years Ceil, his sons Pete (Mary Ellen) and Robert (Judy), and daughter-in-law Debbie.  He was the proud Pop to his 6 grandchildren, Alyssa (Ryan), Kira (Nick), Anthony, Erica (Matt), Peter, and Jessica.  Pete is also survived by his sisters Mary (Ron) and Lori, as well as his sister-in-law Carol and many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his beloved son Tony and his brothers Ernest and Charlie (Caroline), and sisters Colombia (Tom) and Julie.

Pete will be remembered for always making a friend wherever he went. His sociable and positive demeanor charmed everyone he met. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

The funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, February 2, 2024, at 11:00am at St. Ignatius of Antioch Catholic Church 999 Reading Avenue, Yardley, PA 19067.  Interment will be in Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery 2590 Village Road, Langhorne, PA 19047.  Calling hours will be held on Thursday, February 1, 2024, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm and again on Friday morning from 9:00am to 10:15am at the FitzGerald-Sommer Funeral Home 17 S. Delaware Avenue Yardley, PA 19067. 

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